Brynn Connelly

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13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

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Mapping the 'Time Boundaries' of a City

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How the Towie look took over Britain

When The Only Way Is Essex finally reaches the end of its run – the show is now in its 10th series, so that moment may come soon – its most lasting gift to society will be the legacy of its stars' grooming habits. Not the vajazzles, nor the male cleavage. The female Towie aesthetic has seeped into …

10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Ireland

Outdoors lovers will find lots to be excited about in Ireland, with acres of wild and windswept countryside, cute-as-a-button villages and hair-raising coastal cliffs making up the country's surprisingly varied scenery. From mesmerizing UNESCO World Heritage sites to unique vistas that beg to be …

Week Two of the Shutdown: Impact on 150 Agencies

As week two of the government shutdown comes to a close, the impact on international affairs continues to emerge. So far, the State Department and …

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Here's the Best Thing the U.S. Has Done in Afghanistan

With the help of foreign aid, the public healthcare system has vastly improved the Afghan life expectancy.<p>While the U.S. military can win wars with overwhelming firepower, the conventional wisdom is that the U.S. lacks effective civilian tools to win the peace. Afghanistan's public health care …

Landscape Survey: Mobiles and Youth Workforce Development

Youth make up 17 percent of the world’s population and 40 percent of the world’s unemployed, according to the International Labor Organization. A …

The Future of USAID

(Photo: Paul Riismandel)<p><i>Foreign Policy</i> has published an interesting interview with <b>Rajiv Shah</b>, a United States Agency for International Development …

USAID v. AOSI: A Victory for Sex Workers and Feminist Allies

The U.S. Supreme Court case <i>Agency for International Development v. Alliance for the Open Society Institute International</i> is a landmark case for individuals working on alleviating the impact of the HIV epidemic throughout the world. The case found that the "anti prostitution loyalty oath" mandated …

USAID Squandered The First $50 Million Of A $200 Million Infrastructure Project In Afghanistan

USAID has spent nearly one quarter of a $200 million budget to provide infrastructure and support to key areas of Afghanistan, but according to the inspector's audit, virtually none of that money has gone toward the essential component of the program.<p>The program was designed to address key areas of …

USAID Invests in Open-Source Mobile Tech for Water Sanitation Monitoring

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) initiative just announced its investment in mWater. A non-profit tech startup, mWater has created an app for mobile phone users to instantly test and analyze water quality from local sources and …

A brief history of USAID-Walmart partnerships

This week USAID and Walmart signed a global memorandum of understanding, but the development agency and the Arkansas-based retailer have been working together for 11 years. Here's a quick look at their history of development alliances.

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Al Qaeda-Linked Syria Group Enjoying USAID? You’ve Got to See This to Believe It

If this image is real, then it confirms the worst fears about U.S. aid to Syria falling into the hands of terrorists:<p>A photo circulating that purports to show Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) linked Commander Muhajireen Kavkaz wa Sham inside a USAID tent.<p>Recent images from the front line of …

USAID Co-hosts LGBT Global Initiatives Meeting During UN General Assembly

With much of the recent debate on LGBT rights (or the lack thereof) focused on the Russian anti-gay laws and how they will impact the Winter Olympics, scheduled to begin Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, it was encouraging to see the UN General Assembly include a positive focus on LGBT rights. Also it is …

Banksy sells original artworks at New York stall for £37

A man from Chicago may have wandered into a small fortune after buying four paintings by Banksy for just $240 (£150) from an unmarked stall set up by the street artist in New York's Central Park.<p>Saying he was redecorating and just needed "something for the walls", the man was one of only three …

Corporations Have Personhood. Why Not Dogs? (UPDATED)

For better or worse, corporations are considered to be people in certain ways. So why not dogs?<p>A wildly popular recent New York Times story posits that MRI scans of dogs' brains show that dogs' ability to experience emotion is about equal to that of a human child.<p>The Times writes:<p>And this means we …

Map of Drone Laws by State

This interactive map by Mother Jones shows which U.S. states have enacted laws restricting the usage of drones. According to the accompanying …

French Spy Agency's Headquarters Erased From Google Maps

After centuries of excess and exposure, France is finally exercising some modesty — at least when it comes to the location of its intelligence …

MAP: Here's Where Most Of America's Meth Labs Are Found

Meth is a big problem in the Midwest.<p>As PolicyMic points out, meth really isn't a big-city problem. Most of the labs are concentrated in small cities and rural areas.<p>This map, created using data from the Drug Enforcement Administration, shows that most of America's meth lab incidents are …

Map Of Brooklyn Made Entirely Out Of Trash

PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by pioneers at well known and new companies.<p>…

The Effects of the Government Shutdown, Mapped

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Depending on your outlook, the government shutdown that began Tuesday at midnight is either a sort …

Wealth distribution: 1870 map shows geographical allocation of wealth.

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Yelp Introduces Hipster Heat Maps So You Can Avoid/Join

Yelp recently rolled out a 'word map' feature for major world cities that creates heat maps based on a particular term to show you where the most …